PTR File

What are PTR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PTR file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a PTR file?

A .PTR file is an OS/2 Pointer Image file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open PTR files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PTR file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PTR file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different PTR openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 27, 2012

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PTR files. Remember, different programs may use PTR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

CX-ProtocolCX-ProtocolUser submitted
Public Talks ApplicationPublic Talks ApplicationUser submitted
PhotoPhiliaPhotoPhiliaUser submitted
Trendyflash Site BuilderTrendyflash Site BuilderUser submitted
PMView ProPMView ProUser submitted
AccessPORT Map ManagerAccessPORT Map ManagerUser submitted

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